Jonathan Gregory

With this release, we introduce new features across the board and kill a few not-so-common bugs. New features Invoicing Invoice directly from the Time & Expenses tab straight to Xero. Addresses now carry across into Xero when creating invoices. Job Page The job page now has an overflow/action menu (top right), giving you quick access to all available actions for a job. To Do …

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Kye Hush

A hell of a lot of work has gone on behind the scenes to create Streamtime. Guest blogger Melissa Baillache, shares one of the secret weapons behind the redesign.  Here at For The People, we’re apparently a hard bunch to please. So much so that for the longest time it was hard to accept that an alternative design tool might fit into our …

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Adam Kensington

We’ve been developing project management software for the last 14 years. In that time, we’ve seen companies change, quantum leaps forward in technology and huge shifts in the way that people manage their time and projects.  We thought you might benefit from our collective wisdom, so here are our 10 top tips for great project management: 1. Visualise and communicate Being …

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Kye Hush

We’re chuffed to bits that our Streamtime case study is currently being featured on the Discover page of Adobe’s Behance. At the time of writing we’re at 8696 views and counting. You too can check out the simply stunning case study courtesy of the talented folk at For The People on behance.net. If you like what you see and want to know more about Streamtime …

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Jonathan Gregory

Get strapped in folks, this week’s update is a biggie. In this update Team Schedule Have a thirst for capacity oversight and workload adjustments? This one’s for you. We’re incredibly excited to bring you Team Scheduling. Team Schedule gives you a ‘birds eye view’ over a fortnightly period. Here, you can see who’s working on what, when things are due and reassign tasks between team …

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Adam Kensington

Life hacks. We’re all looking for them. Ways to make our lives easier, quicker, smarter and more productive, but with less effort. The internet is awash with clever little tips for a more efficient existence, from how to stop pen thieves stealing our favourite pen, through to getting our beer cool in just two minutes. There’s a hack for every …

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Kye Hush

In our first blog, we shared the conclusions we came to after researching (and just generally thinking really hard about) project management. In our second blog, we talked about how those conclusions shaped our new operating ethos. Now, it’s time to share with you our three-pronged plan to tackle the challenges we’ve described using the philosophy we outlined. Before we …

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Kye Hush

“I was thrown out of N.Y.U. my freshman year for cheating on my metaphysics final, you know. I looked within the soul of the boy sitting next to me.” — Alvy Singer in Annie Hall Souls. Whether you believe in them or not, we’re sure you understand them as a concept — the inner, immaterial, eternal and essential core of a person. And as …

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Kye Hush

Iteration is easy. But starting again… that’s harder. You can’t fall back on the tried-and-true when the going gets tough. You’re climbing up onto the highwire without a safety net. So when we decided that the new version of Streamtime would be a back-to-square-one reconstruction of our system to respond to the radically and rapidly shifting business landscape, we knew …

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Jonathan Gregory

Today’s release focuses on improvements in the following areas: Jobs, Dashboard, Speed Optimisation and more ways to invoice with Xero. We also have an exciting new sought after feature to announce… In this update Archive Jobs We know your job lists are starting to get a bit out of hand, so we’ve introduced Job Archiving. The jobs list now contains two tabs: ‘Active’ …

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March 25, 2015

Streamtime is officially the leading project management and time tracking solution for UK creative agencies for the second year running. …

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March 12, 2015

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